Chapter 1: We Want Our Schools to Be Safe and Friendly
This chapter provides an introduction to interrupting bullying and harassment in schools and includes a literature review on the issue. (video 2:10 min)
Chapter 2: School Leadership
This chapter provides research-based guidelines for local data collection and analysis; school-level strategies; community-level strategies; and individual-level strategies. (video 1:21 min)
Chapter 3: Teacher Leadership
This chapter provides classroom-level strategies and an educator checklist. (video 1:09 min)
Bullying and Harassment in Schools – Literature Review
In order to ensure that all students have access to the everyday activities and lessons of school, educators must work to create safe educational spaces and prevent bullying and harassment in schools.
This literature review by Gretchen Brion-Meisels, Ed.D.; Eliza O’Neil, Ed.M.; & Sarah Bishop, M.A., for the IDRA EAC-South presents the research highlights on risk factors, school obligations under law, avoiding ineffective anti-bullying programs, fostering change, school climate, addressing bias-based harassment and addressing cyberbullying.
Interrupting Bullying & Harassment in Schools Educator Checklist
This list outlines seven areas of focus for developing your own set of actions, determining your assets and challenges, and examining resources for creating a truly safe and friendly classroom and school where all students want to learn and succeed.